1. Click in the cell you want to split.

Next, Click on the ‘Layout’ tab, as seen in the diagram below.

how to split a table cell in Word - diagram 1

  

2. Click on the ‘Split Cells’ button (the ‘Split Cells’ Dialog box will appear)

how to split a table cell in Word - diagram 2

  

3. When the ‘Split Cells’ dialog box appears on your screen – Click in the boxes titled: Number of columns and Number of rows and typed the number of rows and columns you want your selected cell to be split into. We have changed our to: 2 columns and 2 rows. See the diagram below. 

how to split a table cell in Word - diagram 3

 

4. Word (as seen below) has made the changes we requested by splitting our selected cell into 2 columns and 2 rows. 

 

Next Lesson: How to Split a Table in Word.

 

 

 

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